View Full Version : Jerry Cleaver
October 4th, 2005, 06:11 PM
Is anyone else familiar with this writing coach? He started the Writers Loft out of chicago, and runs an online course which i subscribe to: www.immediatefiction.com . I think hes an amazing teacher, and i give him 90% of the credit for everything i have learned thus far. His book Immediate Fiction is my writing bible.
Anyone else heard of or subscribe to his basic methods?
October 5th, 2005, 04:26 AM
The language on the home page is a turn off. Slightly more sophisticated than the Home Shopping Channel. Took the sample course. Nothing I haven't seen 100 times before (though I must admit I like the way he recast "Show, don't tell" as "Experience vs. Idea"; makes more sense, is easier to understand).
What sounds interesting, though, is the Coaching and the Marketing Consultation. Any comments on the quality of those?
October 5th, 2005, 05:34 AM
Not naysaying the man or his course, just seems a lot of money to me...
October 5th, 2005, 02:06 PM
One thing i will say for him, is every single time i have called (without fail), he has personally picked up the phone and helped me out.
I haven't gotten to the marketing consultation yet, but when i do i'll be sure to give you an update :) .
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